Mrs. Engels: A Novel

Mrs. Engels: A Novel Author Gavin McCrea
ISBN-10 1936787296
ISBN-13 9781936787296
Year 2015-10-13
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Catapult
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The illiterate lover and eventual wife of a coauthor of The Communist Manifesto is the star of this enthralling work of historical fiction O The Oprah Magazine Lizzie has been brought to life with exuberant force The New York Times Impressive A memorable portrait of a woman looking for a cause of her own distinct from the one made famous by her husband The Wall Street Journal Lizzie is as spirited a narrator as a reader could hope to encounter The Minneapolis Star TribuneVery little is known about Lizzie Burns the illiterate Irishwoman and longtime lover of Frederick Engels coauthor of The Communist Manifesto In Gavin McCreas debut novel Lizzie is finally given a voice that wont be forgotten Lizzie is a poor worker in the Manchester England mill that Frederick owns When they move to London to be closer to Karl Marx and family she must learn to navigate the complex landscapes of Victorian society We are privy to Lizzies intimate wry views on Marx and Engelss mission to spur revolution among the working classes and to her ambivalence toward her newly circumstances Yet despite their profound differences Lizzie and Frederick are drawn together in this high spirited love story

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